I have always loved helping plan parties or any event that I could when I was young. I never thought that I would be able to make a career out of it and spend my time doing what I love. I have been working in the wedding industry for four years now and going on my second year with All Buttoned Up! Being able to witness a couple's special day, help to make sure the details are perfect, and the event runs smoothly are the reasons why I fell in love with weddings.

Event planning is something that has always been in my life. I have such a passion for the little (and big) details of planning important days in peoples' lives.  I live for the organized chaos of event days and seeing it all come together.  

Creating memorable events that your friends and family will never forget is our passion in life. All Buttoned Up Events primarily focuses on weddings but welcomes any special event. Wedding Planning is full of intricate details, strict timelines and a wonderful abundance of creativity. For many people it can also be overwhelming, stressful and time consuming. This is where a wedding planner comes in. As wedding planners and specialists in our field, we help to alleviate the stress by immersing ourselves into the details of your event and by making your vision come to life. The product of our collaborative effort is an extraordinary and breathtaking celebration. 

All Buttoned Up team are Grand Rapids Wedding Planners, but always willing to travel.

wedding planner

McKenzie slupe
wedding planner

I was lucky enough in life to find the one thing I was meant to do and to have the means to pursue it. My name is Kelly Kennedy and I am the owner of All Buttoned Up Events. I live in Grand Rapids with my husband, two young children, and crazy boxer pup. We believe the planning process should be filled with fun, excitement and darn right enjoyable. This is my goal for every client to feel about their event and the relationship we create. 

kelly kennedy
lead planner-owner

living with passion


I was destined to be a wedding planner from birth. I was a flower girl three times, my favorite movie was "The Wedding Planner" and my favorite game was "Ken and Barbie get married!"
I lived and breathed weddings and not much has changed. I've been with All Buttoned Up for four years and have dedicated myself to ensuring that my couples have the most enjoyable experience both planning and living their special day. 

Alaina Hoekwater
wedding planner

Just like our name implies, we care about the details and we will make sure none are missed and that everything  is all buttoned up!

we choose carefully

01. intricate details


If you aren't having fun with planning your wedding, you are doing something wrong. We want this process to be a good time and we do that by working together and being a team.

we sit & think together

02. collaboration


From hunting down a "must have" decor item to the craziness of event days, we are always on the go. 

we have adventures

03. BEING ON THE move